It looks like Devin Townsend is working on a Ziltoid mobile game. He shared the below posts regarding that:
Despite the fact that The Devin Townsend Project have gone hiatus, fans still have something to look forward to. Townsend has confirmed that “Ki“, “Addicted“, “Deconstruction,” and “Ghost” will all receive vinyl reissues.
In other news, Townsend also revealed that his “Empath“ project will be recorded in 5.1 surround sound.
[via The PRP]
Devin Townsend previously filmed his September 22, 2017 “Ocean Machine: Biomech“ 20th anniversary show at the Ancient Theatre in Plovdiv, Bulgaria for a new Blu-ray/DVD, and now he has confirmed that the release will be called “Eras.” That set saw him performing with a symphony and choir.
[via The PRP]
Devin Townsend has announced that The Devin Townsend Project will be going on hiatus. He is stepping away from the band to focus on other projects.
Townsend said the following:
“Hey guys, Devin here.
So after 8 years of touring with DTP, I’ve decided to take a break from this band and focus on a number of other projects I’ve been really wanting to do for some time now. The band have been there with me through thick and thin and we’ve shared some pretty great moments – I can’t say enough good things about them – And in the future, I’m sure we’ll work again.
I have 4 new albums I am currently working on. I am currently in the finishing stages one of the grandest and most overwhelming projects that I have been fortunate to do. It’s certainly my favourite DVD release of them all and is a powerful moment, if I can say so myself. Ocean Machine Live In Plovdiv (tentative name) Mixing the orchestras, choirs, the ‘by-request’ set and the full Ocean Machine album in that magnificent setting has been hugely rewarding. Seeing this spectacle come to life is a testament to this period of work and I can’t wait for you to see and hear it.
Life is short and I have a lot I need to say in some new and different avenues. I will certainly continue to play live in several new ways (starting next year) and I’m excited about some collaborative things that have also come up as well.
I salute the band, the team, and the audience for allowing us to do what we have done and the patience to accommodate my persistent morphing. As someone who’s music is connected to his personal growth, I feel an obligation to follow this muse wherever it leads. To not do so would be in direct opposition to what it is I have fundamentally done for all these years.
Peace and respect,
If you are interested in working with any of the guys in the DTP, they are working musicians. Please contact them below with requests:
Lighting and visual design, Drums, Keyboards, session work: firstname.lastname@example.org
for production, mixing, mastering:
Drumming Session work or live work, Teaching: ‘Hire Ryan’ section at www.rvpdrums.com“
Devin Townsend has confirmed that his September 22 “Ocean Machine: Biomech“ 20th anniversary show at the Ancient Theatre in Plovdiv, Bulgaria will be fimed for a new Blu-ray/DVD. He tweeted the following:
[via The PRP]